Papa Westray Airfield (Orkney Islands) weather

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Seven day forecast for Papa Westray Airfield

Time 00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbol Light shower (night) Light shower (night) Light shower (night) Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Chance of precipitation 40% 40% 40% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature
Temperature in degrees Celsius
Feels like temperature in degrees Celsius
Wind direction and speed
Wind direction and speed in miles per hour
NW 31
NW 31
NW 33
NW 31
NW 27
NW 23
NW 18
NW 13
W 7
Wind gust in miles per hour 41 41 44 42 37 31 25 18 12
Visibility
Visibility G G VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity 75% 79% 68% 70% 64% 62% 60% 59% 58%
UV - - - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbol Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy rain
Chance of precipitation 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 60% 60% 80%
Temperature
Temperature in degrees Celsius
10°
11°
11°
12°
12°
Feels like temperature in degrees Celsius
Wind direction and speed
Wind direction and speed in miles per hour
SSW 8
S 15
SSE 21
SSE 26
SSE 27
SSE 29
S 28
S 27
Wind gust in miles per hour 13 21 29 35 37 39 39 36
Visibility
Visibility VG VG VG VG G G G G
Humidity 61% 69% 74% 79% 85% 85% 88% 89%
UV - - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbol Light rain Light shower (night) Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower (night) Light shower (night)
Chance of precipitation 50% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 40%
Temperature
Temperature in degrees Celsius
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
11°
Feels like temperature in degrees Celsius
Wind direction and speed
Wind direction and speed in miles per hour
S 24
S 22
S 21
S 20
S 21
SSW 20
SSW 20
SSW 21
Wind gust in miles per hour 32 30 28 27 28 27 27 28
Visibility
Visibility G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity 89% 89% 90% 89% 86% 85% 86% 84%
UV - - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbol Light shower (night) Light shower (night) Light shower (night) Light shower (day) Light shower (day) Light shower (day) Light shower (night) Light shower (night)
Chance of precipitation 40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature
Temperature in degrees Celsius
11°
10°
10°
10°
11°
10°
10°
10°
Feels like temperature in degrees Celsius
Wind direction and speed
Wind direction and speed in miles per hour
SSW 22
SSW 23
SSW 23
SW 23
SW 23
SW 23
WSW 22
WSW 22
Wind gust in miles per hour 30 31 32 32 32 31 30 30
Visibility
Visibility G VG G VG VG G G G
Humidity 83% 81% 81% 80% 77% 77% 78% 78%
UV - - - 1 1 1 - -
Time 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Weather symbol Light shower (night) Light shower (night) Light shower (night) Cloudy Cloudy Light shower (day) Heavy rain Heavy rain
Chance of precipitation 40% 40% 40% 20% 20% 40% 70% 70%
Temperature
Temperature in degrees Celsius
10°
10°
10°
11°
11°
11°
11°
12°
Feels like temperature in degrees Celsius
Wind direction and speed
Wind direction and speed in miles per hour
WSW 22
WSW 22
WSW 22
SW 22
SW 22
SSW 24
SW 24
SW 24
Wind gust in miles per hour 30 30 30 29 30 33 33 33
Visibility
Visibility G G G G G G G G
Humidity 79% 80% 80% 80% 81% 83% 86% 86%
UV - - - 1 1 1 - -
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Orkney & Shetland weather forecast

Headline:

Rain during morning, giving way to blustery showers for afternoon.

Today:

A dull overcast morning with periods of rain, turning heavy at times. Gradually this clears southwards through the afternoon, as the strong winds veer north to northwest, bringing blustery showers. Maximum temperature 13 °C.

Tonight:

North to northwest winds gale to severe gale force hurrying frequent showers across the Northern Isles, with some turning heavy bringing the risk of hail and thunder, also potentially sleety. Minimum temperature 3 °C.

Thursday:

Feeling cold. North to northwest gales easing strong from mid-day, but continuing to bring a mix of brighter spells and frequent showers to all. Maximum temperature 9 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Friday brings an improvement with showers waning as northwest winds ease. Turning milder Saturday as winds back southwest, pushing rainbands across area later in day. Sunshine and showers for Sunday.

Updated:

UK long range weather forecast

A wet start to the period on Sunday with showers, sometimes heavy in the west and risk of thunderstorms in the northwest. Turning windier again with a chance of coastal gales in the west and northwest. Becoming more settled early in the week, especially in the west. Initially cold, with chance of overnight rural frost, and showers wintry over highest ground. Temperatures trending upwards through the period. The rest of October will be dominated by weather arriving from the Atlantic. Often unsettled and windy, with outbreaks of rain. Wettest in the north and west. Briefer dry interludes. Driest conditions likely across south and southeastern areas. Winds lighter here, with risk of overnight fog at times.

Updated:

The beginning of this period will likely remain unsettled with many systems arriving from the Atlantic. It will remain wet and windy with the wettest and windiest conditions in the north and west. Driest conditions across the south especially the southeast with lighter winds but the risk of overnight fog at times. From early to mid-November increasing chance of settled weather but confidence of this is very low. Temperatures are likely to be warmer than average for most. Perhaps some colder spells and an increasing chance of frost and fog towards the end of this period but confidence of this is very low.

Updated:

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